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    Palazzo Paleotti

    by croisbeauty Updated Nov 15, 2014

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    Paleotti palace is an integral part of the University of Bologna which houses the University Library. The library is equipped with 250 computers, all at free service for the students for searching bibliographical catalogs, those locals, national and international.
    Palace is located in Zamboni street, which is named after Luigi Zamboni (1772-1795), who was one of the first casualties in the process of the unification of Italy. Zamboni, born in Bologna, was a law student at the University, where he met Giovanni Battista De Rolandis, with whom he created Italian flag, popularly called "tricolore".

    Palazzo Paleotti Palazzo Paleotti - portico delle scuderie

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    Palazzo Marsigli

    by croisbeauty Updated Nov 14, 2014

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    Marsigli palace was the home of Conte Luigi Marsigli, a man of great dignity and respect. Marsigli was the Habsburg general, a scholar of the arts and letters a scientist and he was considered a great contributor of the early Enlightenment. He was the founder of the Academy of Sciences, which in 1705 was moved to this house. After Marsigli's passing the palace was redecorated by the Dotti family, who added a fabulous wooden balcony on the corner of the building.
    Marsigli palace, as well as the adjacent palace Bevilacqua, is atypical for the architecture of Bologna because it has no portico in the ground floor. It is recognizable and attractive thanks to its beautiful balcony. Within a building, that is not open to visitors, kept frescoes by A.M.Collona.
    Via d'Azeglio, colloquially called "salotto buono della citta" (the city parlor) is a favorite promenade of Bolognesi, mostly because of the beautiful stores. In addition, is is also the street of Lucio Dalla, whose house is at number 13th. Lucio Dalla was an Italian singer-songwriter, originally from Bologna, very appreciated and loved in Italy, especially in his own city.

    Palazzo Marsigli - the wooden balcony Palazzo Marsigli

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